Category Archives: Awards

Caroline Arantes receives TCAFS Scholarship

Caroline Arantes is interested in ecology and conservation of fishery resources in freshwater ecosystems, including fish population and community ecology, management approaches, and the effects of human drive-impacts. Caroline has worked extensively with local people, institutions and conservation organizations to implement community-based management systems for the arapaima, the Amazon’s most historically important and overfished species, and to develop research that seeks to understand a broad range of problems and research questions. Her researches has addressed fish biology, ecology, traditional knowledge, and resource governance and her studies have been published in eight peer-reviewed, international journals. She also published six book chapters, 30 abstracts in… Read More →

Caroline Arantes receives Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award

Doctoral student Caroline Arantes received the 2015 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Graduate Research.  This award recognizes and encourages excellence in graduate student research for both master’s and Ph.D. students. The Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards are the highest awards in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented to faculty, staff and students. She will receive a framed award, embossed pen and a $500 monetary award. This award will be presented during the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 16 at 3:00 p.m. in… Read More →

Dr. Kirk Winemiller Announced as AFS Distinguished Achievement Award Winner for Research

Dr. Kirk Winemiller, a regents professor of wildlife and fisheries sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s university-level Distinguished Achievement Award for Research. Dr. Winemiller was notified of his selection in a surprise announcement by Dr. Bill Dugas, Acting Vice Chancellor and Acting Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Distinguished Achievement Awards, which are funded by The Association of Former Students, are among the most prestigious awards that can be presented to faculty or staff members at Texas A&M University. The selection is rigorous and recipients are… Read More →

Tony Rodger was awarded the Outstanding Fisheries Student Award

MSc student Tony Rodger was awarded the Outstanding Fisheries Student Award at the 2014 annual meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

Awards received at Texas Chapter of the AFS meeting

Texas chapter members and their supporters contribute significantly to our understanding of fish ecology, fisheries management, and recreational fishing both within the state and nation. At our 2013 Lake Conroe meeting, we recognized individuals and organizations making outstanding contributions both to our chapter and fisheries science. The summaries below offer only a brief glimpse into the broad, important contributions each of our awardees has made. Special Recognition – Kirk Winemiller Dr. Winemiller who is a Regents professor at Texas A&M, his students, and collaborators have studied riverine and fish… Read More →